Minutes of the November 2, 2001 meeting at the IHSAA office




Chairman Oren Sutherlin, Vice-Chairman JosephTrimboli, Linda Barnett, Curtis Casbon, Dan Cunningham, Dennis Eller, Phillip Garndner, Phil Hoskins, Lee Lonzo, Patrick Mapes, Michael Necessary, Pam Noble, Michael Powell, Janis Qualizza, Cecil Raymond, Roy Simpson, Roger Weaver, Cassel White, John Williams, Commissioner Blake Ress, Associate Commissioner Ray Craft, Assistant Commissioners Bobby Cox, Sandy Searcy, Theresia Wynns, Sports Information Director Jim Russell and Attorney Robert Baker.



The minutes of the October 11, 2001 meeting were presented for approval. A motion to approve the minutes was made by Phillip Gardner; seconded by Cassel White; motion passed 19-0.



Associate Commissioner Craft reported on the transfers that have been ruled on for the 2001-02 school year. This report included the following actions as of November 2, 2001:

Full Eligibility: 1574

Limited Eligibility: 121

Ineligible: 15

Total: 1710



Assistant Commissioner Wynns updated the Executive Committee on the unsportsmanlike conduct reports that have been submitted. As of November 2, 2001, there have been 393 reports filed. The breakdown on unsportsmanlike conduct reports by sport is: Boys Soccer 208; Football 144; Girls Soccer 34; and Volleyball - 7.



Commissioner Ress presented the monthly financial report of the Association.



Attorney Robert Baker updated the Executive Committee on the current status of pending litigation against the Association.



The Executive Committee discussed feedback obtained from the District Principals Meetings with regard to the summer participation rule. The most common issue expressed was a possible extension of the moratorium period to two weeks. As a result, the IHSAA will survey member schools concerning this item.


  1. Letter from Dan Egierski, WGBF Radio, Evansville, IN
  2. Letter from Dick Tobias, Principal, Plymouth High School & President of Northern Lakes Conference


A motion to adjourn the November meeting of the IHSAA Executive Committee was made by Michael Powell; seconded by Phil Hoskins; motion passed 19-0. The next meeting of the Executive Committee will be at IHSAA headquarters at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 11, 2001.